Administrative Assistant, Mennonite Heritage Archives
General Information, Book Sales, Donations
Graeme is the Administrative Assistant for the Mennonite Heritage Archives, and is excited to apply his love of organization, history, and story-telling.
Graeme has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba where he studied politics and German. He completed a TESOL Certificate as well. His studies provided the opportunity to live in Korea and Germany, and he loves to swap travel stories.
Currently, Graeme is working on his Master Gardener Certification, reading, and exploring this strange and wonderful world when he gets the chance.
Archivist, Mennonite Heritage Archives
Genealogy, Research Assistance
Conrad has been the archivist at the Mennonite Heritage Archives since 1999, and is passionate about Mennonite history, archives, and related stories. He has experience working at the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, and is on the board of the Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society and the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada.
Conrad also enjoys camping, cycling, gardening, and coaching his kids’ hockey teams. He is the co-editor of the magazine, Mennonite Historian, produced together with the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies.
Conrad’s research has included archives, Mennonites in Manitoba, commemoration, conscientious objectors to war, and midwives.
Full Time Volunteers
Genealogist, Mennonite Heritage Archives
Glenn Penner became interested in Mennonite history as a teenager. After retiring from the University of Guelph as a chemistry professor, he has dedicated his time to Mennonite history research at the MHA. Glenn’s specialties include Mennonites in Prussia and DNA analysis for genealogical purposes. He has written a number of guides for genealogists and writes a genealogy column for the Mennonite Historian.
To consult with Glenn please make an
Part Time Volunteers
- Barry Heinrichs
- Dan Dyck
- Erika Marand
- Johanna Wiebe
- Erica Ens
- Helen Ens
- Sean Goerzen
- Henry Fast
- Hans Werner
- John Friesen
- Dorothy Friesen
- Eleanor Chornoboy
- Carole Grier
- Bernie Toews
- Alf Redekopp
- Robb Nickel
- Sally Nickel
- Darryl Neustaedter Barg
Thank you to all our volunteers! Running the Mennonite Heritage Archives would not be possible without you.MHA Staff; Graeme Unrau and Conrad Stoesz